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Move over Cas9: Introducing Cascade-Cas3 system

It has been over two weeks since Professors Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna received The Nobel Prize in Chemistry […]

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020 has been awarded jointly to Professor Emmanuelle Charpentier and Dr Jennifer A. Doudna for […]

Genomic Epidemiology: The Modern-day Hunt for Malicious Microbes

In this new age of genomic epidemiology, so-called “Microbe Hunters” are combining whole genome sequencing technology with epidemiological data. This […]

Alexander Fleming’s original Penicillium sequenced

Researchers from Imperial College London, CABI and the University of Oxford, have sequenced the genome of Fleming’s original Penicillium strain […]

Neutralising gene drives

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, have developed two new genetic systems that halt or eliminate gene drives […]

Women in genetics

Can you name a female scientist? For many people reading this, this may seem like a very easy question to […]

Just one base at a time

The advancements in base editing, a new genome editing approach, have generated a lot of excitement amongst scientists in recent […]

Researchers have characterised and analysed the unique architecture of the largest and most complex CRISPR-Cas system known to date

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen (UCPH) have characterised and analysed the unique architecture of one of the most complex […]

Discovery of hypercompact CasΦ protein sparks excitement in genetic engineering potential

Since the discovery of the CRISPR-Cas9 system in 2012, the potential of editing genes for improved agricultural output and treatment […]

100kb into the genome – a quest to improve target enrichment

*** This post was written by Dr. Anja Brunner, science writer (Science Inbound) Armed with a decade of experience in […]